Brett Martin
Brett Martin

The Breaking Bad Writers' Room

Brett Martin
Brett Martin

Read what it's like to be inside the Breaking Bad writers' room. We also see some of the story lines that were discarded along the way.
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24 Surprising Facts About Cheers You May Not Know. Imagine a hotel in Barstow run by a retired football player, which is what it could have been.
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In Defense of Trashy Novels. Reading should be a pleasurable experience, after all.
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Mountain people of the Bolivian Andes ate freeze-dried food long before it became a mass-produced preservation technique. In fact, they've been using the same freeze-drying methods for over 1,500 years!
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What if an EMT suffers a heart attack while administering CPR to a patient? That's exactly what happened to Joseph Hardman of Detroit while rushing a heart attack victim to the hospital.
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Olympic sprinter Carlin Isles is now a rugby player. The way he burns up the field will make rugby recruiters look for more track runners.
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What happens when you win The Price Is Right? A woman who won a Showcase Showdown tells how she collected her prizes—and what she did with them.
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The Internet’s 9 Most Hated Companies. The list contains horror stories that shouldn't happen to anyone.
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The lingering, devastating impact of bullying. A new study confirms what many childhood victims already know: you don't get over it that easily.

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Sneaky Ways Restaurants Are Hacking Your Brain. Check out 25 subtle tricks that make you spend more.

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Here’s How You Can Help Fight Family Separation at the Border. A list of resources and organizations that need your skills, time, or money.

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Summer Solstice. While the days will only get shorter from here, temperatures will still go up.

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The Forgotten Chefs Who Made Chili Con Carne a Tex-Mex Standard. Women running their own businesses gave us an entirely new cuisine.

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You Would Never Expect Killer Whales to Appear Here. Arctic Ocean prey that once fed polar bears is fair game for orcas.

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Brooklyn's Defunct Domino Sugar Plant Opens as Domino Park. Pictures show how an old factory can become a community park and still retain its history.

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First Impressions. Tom Comitta took the first sentence from 268 New Yorker short stories, sorted them, and combined them into one surprisingly cohesive tale.

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The Original Locations of 15 Famous Chain Stores. There might be one near you!

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How Volcanoes Work. The U.S. has 169 "potentially active" volcanoes, but they're not all alike.

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The Internet is Learning an Important Lesson About Service Dogs. We know you're not supposed to pet them without permission, but what if one approaches you?

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That Time the U.S. Postal Service Tried Delivering Mail By Missile. It saved neither time nor money, but that wasn't the point.

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Why You Should Slack Off to Get Some Work Done. The world's most productive scientists and engineers worked only 10 to 20 hours a week.

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Postcards From the Honeymoon Capital Of The World. For many couples, the Poconos was where the Baby Boom began.

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The Dark Side of ‘Service With a Smile.’ Putting on a happy face when you're not feeling it can lead to mental and physical problems.

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A Horror Story About a Shower Curtain. Or it could be a comedy; either way, it needs to be filmed.

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What's the Difference Between a Broadway and an Off-Broadway Show? It's more than just the street address of the theater.

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